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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Three Spinners Summary & Analysis

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The Three Spinners Summary

A woman has a lazy daughter who will not spin. She beats her daughter so that her cries are heard by a queen. The queen asks the mother why she is beating her daughter. The mother claims it is because her daughter won't stop spinning. The queen begs the daughter to be allowed to come to the palace and spin for her. The girl is taken to the palace where she is shown three rooms full of flax. After the girl has spun all of this flax, she will be allowed to marry the queen's son. Three strange women one, with a broad, flat foot, one a drooping lip, and one an oversized thumb offer to do the spinning if she will invite them to her wedding. Later at the wedding, the girl's husband asks the three women how...

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